Elektra Records and HBO have joined forces once again for 'True Blood: Music From The HBO® Original Series Volume 2.' The album follows last year's Grammy Award nominated 'True Blood:Music From The HBO® Original Series,' which featured tracks from the acclaimed HBO drama's first season, including the sultry theme song, 'Bad Things' performed by Jace Everett. Volume 2 follows suit with an all-star track list including Bob Dylan, Beck, Lucinda Williams with Elvis Costello and more.
Going into the third season critics across the country have proclaimed TRUE BLOOD one of the best new shows on TV. TRUE BLOOD was the winner of two Emmys in 2009 for 'Best Drama Series' and 'Outstanding Casting For A Drama Series'. The show was also nominated for Golden Globes Award- Best Television Series - Drama. USA Today called it 'wildly imaginative,' with 'one of the best ensembles of the new series,' while the Washington Post found it 'audacious, outrageous and playfully grisly.' TV Guide hailed the show as 'graphically sexy and scary, and often wildly funny,' and 'a broadly entertaining, deliciously twisted slice of modern Southern Gothic.'
Mixing romance, suspense, mystery and humor, TRUE BLOOD takes place in the not-too-distant future, when vampires have come out of the coffin, thanks to the invention of mass-produced synthetic blood that means they no longer need humans for their fix. Set in a backwoods Louisiana town, the show follows the romance between waitress Sookie Stackhouse (played by Anna Paquin, 2009 Golden Globe winner for her role), who can read minds, and 173-year-old vampire Bill Compton (played by Stephen Moyer). Alan Ball (creator of the Emmy-winning HBO series Six Feet Under®) created and executive produced the show, as well as wrote and directed episodes of the series, which is based on the popular Sookie Stackhouse novels by Charlaine Harris.
The hugely anticipated third season of 'True Blood' is slated to premiere on HBO on June 13th, while True Blood: The Complete Second Season will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on May 25th.